The Highland Blog

Monday 1st March 2010

When choosing pieces to add to your wardrobe, the classic stylings of tweed can add to your collection in a way that will last for many years. Tweed has been used in fashion for decades, but it is interesting to note that its origins are actually very...

Friday 26th February 2010

Whenever we think of Scotland, old castles, lakes and wilderness in general, mixed with endless fields. But there is so much more to the beautiful country than that, things people appreciate less and less these days. Days, when wild, untouched nature is...

Thursday 18th February 2010

In the heartland of Scotland, Argyll and Bute is one of 32 council areas divided in 1996. Included are such areas as Oban, the Inner Hebrides, Inveraray, Lochgilphead, Tarbert, Islay and Jura. The 2nd biggest council area in size in Scotland yet the 22nd...

Thursday 11th February 2010

Image by Ian Wilson via Flickr Scotland, a lively location promoting art, language, and song, offers numerous events to cultivate both Scottish and European culture and to continue to promote creativity among its population. This Spring...

Thursday 4th February 2010

Image via Wikipedia Well, I’ve narrowed it down to the three things that Scotland is most famous for, and we’ll see if you agree… #3 is the Loch Ness Monster. That slimy, lovable sea dinosaur is one of the first things people associate...

Wednesday 27th January 2010

Scotland is famous for many things – kilts, whisky, beautiful landscapes and castles. And there are five categories that you would like to visit Scotland because of: 1. Cities [photo by: stusmith_uk] [photo by: Jo&hercamera...

Monday 25th January 2010

Glasgow is famous for its collection of wonderful museums and art galleries. The Burrell Collection is the city’s most famous and popular tourist attraction, drawing hundreds and thousands of visitors each year. Sir William Burrell (1861-1958)...

Saturday 23rd January 2010

Image via Wikipedia There was a lot said about kilts and their history. But some facts might not be known more commonly. And kilts is that type of cloth that has an interesting history and many secret facts that is worth to know. Irish...

Monday 18th January 2010

Image by foxypar4 via Flickr The Scots are a proud people with a rich heritage steeped in culture, custom and tradition. And many of the Scottish traditions have been carried on for centuries in Celtic cultures and by immigrants around the...

Friday 8th January 2010

Image via Wikipedia Wanna sew a kilt? Take these few easy steps and you will have your own simple kilt. First purchase a tartan, a plaid, woven cloth fabric. The best tartan fabrics are found in Scotland, but a reasonable facsimile can...

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